Genesis 29:24

“And Laban gaue vnto his daughter Leah, Zilpah his mayde, for a handmayd.”

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And Laban gave unto his daughter Leah Zilpah his maid [for] an handmaid.
- King James Version

Laban also gave his maid Zilpah to his daughter Leah as a maid.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Laban gave Zilpah his handmaid unto his daughter Leah for a handmaid.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And Laban gave Zilpah, his servant-girl, to Leah, to be her waiting-woman.
- Basic English Bible

And Laban gave to her Zilpah, his maidservant, to be maidservant to Leah his daughter.
- Darby Bible

And Laban gave to his daughter Leah, Zilpah his maid for a handmaid.
- Webster's Bible

Laban gave Zilpah his handmaid to his daughter Leah for a handmaid.
- World English Bible

and Laban giveth to her Zilpah, his maid-servant, to Leah his daughter, a maid-servant.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And Laban gave Zilpah his handmaid unto his daughter Leah for a handmaid.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Genesis 29

  • JOHN MCKOY
    some Jews have MADE IT BACK TO THE PROMISE LAND
  • Stan jett
    Sarah: (The Jews in ISRAEL today are of Russian descent. ) Really? I thought that in 1948 they came back from ALL nations.
  • Majesty
    Leah had many children but still received no love from Jacob
  • Norah
    For Jacob to have married two sisters was to fulfill Gods purpose for all Jacob's sons represents the twelve princess and twelve tribes
  • A web search showed that the Hebrew name Levi means "Joined in Harmony ".
  • Geraldine cole
    To get the truth we must go back and read ch 24. 25.26. 28 then 29 because Issac call his son Esau in because he knew he was dying and Isaac told his to go get his food that he love and cook it.his wife heard him and told Jocob her son to pretend he was Isaac oldest son so that his father could bless him and he would own all of Isaac rishes.so when Jacob and his mother decieved Isaac everything went wrong Esau hated his brother for what he did he stole his birthright everything went wrong from that lie u no a family lie can travel down threw a family until someone stand u and speak the truth

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